Mental Health
£25,690.03 - £28,879.59 per annum
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job description

Service Manager
Wiltshire

Your role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Service Manager to join our inspiring and friendly team at our Wiltshire Service.

If you would like to work for a leading mental health charity in a rewarding role where you will really make a difference, then join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

Your role will be a permanent position working from our Community Service in Wiltshire. You will work full-time, 35 hours per week with a salary of £25,690.03 to £28,879.59. You can read more about the rewards you will receive on the full advert on our website.

The team is dedicated to delivering a high-quality service that focuses on supporting individuals to achieve goals. The aim is to improve lives and support independence for those living with a mental illness. The team will engage with other local providers to ensure a clear and seamless pathway for those that require support from multiple providers. The team includes the service manager who will be responsible for the oversight of the service and well-being of staff. Inclusion coaches will work with individuals to support achieving goals in the most efficient and supportive way using our unique community framework support plan. Digital tech officers will support our digital offerings including Clic and social media sites. We have a dedicated co-production facilitator to support co-production through all of our development. Also, we will have a volunteer and peer support officer who will support development and training needs for anyone that wishes to become a peer or volunteer with us at Rethink Mental Illness.

How will you make a difference?

- Lead and develop teams to deliver forward-thinking, recovery-orientated and high-quality services that meet the needs of individuals and commissioners
- Ensure that effective two-way communications are in place and teams are kept fully informed of national and local developments
- Ensure that the tools of person-centred recovery planning (ISSP) are embedded into local practice and that all staff are utilising RIS (Rethink Information System) correctly to record support activities
- Drive compliance with all policies and regulatory requirements, whilst striving to achieve the best possible outcomes and internal/external recognition of quality
- Ensure safeguarding awareness is integrated into practice
- Ensure all staff are supported and developed through on-the-job coaching, individual supervision, group supervision and appraisals, identifying and promptly addressing learning and development needs
- Use staff resources efficiently and effectively, including the management of rotas, additional hours, use of bank/agency and compliance with working time regulations
- Champion innovation and lead the implementation of enhancements to My Services
- Identify and enable meaningful opportunities for user involvement in shaping services

Who I am?

- Through leadership, embed a culture in services that demonstrates and reflects Rethink Mental Illness’ values of Understanding, Expertise, Commitment, Hope, Passion and Openness
- Work proactively and collaboratively with others - I am creative, adaptable, and bring a positive enthusiasm to my work
- Experience of managing a service in a health or social care setting, including managing and supporting a staff team and volunteers
- Experience of dealing with and reporting Incidents/Accidents/Near Misses and safeguarding reporting
- Ability to assess, plan and monitor support to achieve and evidence recovery and service outcomes
- Experience of leading and managing a dispersed team across multiple sites, including recruiting and managing performance

The Recruitment Advisor looking after this role is Sarah Birch. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact her.

What do we value?

- Passion
- Commitment
- Hope
- Expertise
- Understanding
- Equity
- Openness

What will you receive?

You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your abilities, with the opportunity to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development and a range of e-learning courses. You will also receive:

- Employer-funded pension
- Flexible working
- Life assurance
- BUPA employee assistance
- Eyecare vouchers
- up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses
- Training opportunities
- e-learning courses & much more
- 25 days’ leave rising to 30, plus bank holidays
- Rethink day - 1 days’ additional leave (pro rata) on your birthday

Please be mindful that we may need to close adverts early if we receive a high volume of applications. We therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Who are we?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

We welcome applications from everyone. Applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Service Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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